Testimonials

“Rishi stands out as one of my all-time favorites. He is a talented, hard-working, and intelligent individual who possesses a unique and wonderful gift. He injects his distinct artistic vision into all aspects of his work. Throughout our daily interactions I have witnessed Mr. Das mature as an artist and can confidently attest to his command of our craft. Needless to say I would certainly recommend him to industry leading casting directors if the opportunity arises.”                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         – George McGrath four time Emmy award nominee

“Having known and worked with Rishi Das on a series of short films over the past several years, I can say without a doubt his rigorous pursuit of excellence and artistic acumen result in an depth, uniquely creative portrayal of the various characters he takes on. Rishi consistently demonstrates a genuine attention to detail and an astute understanding of all facets of the demanding performance process. As if this were not enough, Rishi has also mastered a wide variety of production skills, making him a rare talent indeed. His disciplined approach to his work has steadfastly illustrated his inspired professionalism.”                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          – Michael Zelniker played roles such as Red Rodney in Clint Eastwood’s ‘Bird’ and winner of Canadian Academy Award and the 2012 Best of Festival Award in Indie Fest USA International Film Festival

 

“I can attest to Rishi’s talent.  As an actor Rishi has a deep emotional base he can draw from, takes direction effortlessly, and process material as any professional would.  I can only image the contribution Rishi would make in the entertainment industry. On a personal level Rishi is a pleasure: as a person, student, and collaborator.”                                                                                                                                                                                 –  Joe Basile veteran of the entertainment industry, having starred in The X-files, Prison Break, Criminal Minds, Desperate Housewives and movies such as Terminator Salvation, Gia, and so on

 

“He has an amazing willingness and capability to make a career in the arts. He quickly grasped nuance of meaning in comedy and was able to put it into action in regards to his performance.  He has a skill set for both drama and comedy. He has an uncanny ability to creatively capture the human spirit of the roles he plays.”                                                                                                                                                                                                  – David Robinette is an acting instructor, actor and director, known for Cry Funny Happy (2003), Treasures (2016) and Friendship Hotel (2006)

 

“Rishi is an actor who makes it easy for me to teach, and erases any doubts I may have had about my decision to do so in the first place. He’s attentive, perceptive and intelligent, and not incidentally, a very talented actor.”

                                                                                                                                               – Michael Bershad starred in Hollywood Film Festival favorite, “Dispatch”, now playing on Showtime & Netflix. Series regular on CBS daytime series “Capitol”. Also worked in the casting department on “Rambo”, “Rocky III” and “Rocky IV”

 

“Talented, passionate and hard working, Rishi leads by example and was a leader among his colleagues. His determination and dedication to his craft makes him an asset to any artistic endeavor.”                                                                                                                                                                                                                    – Deena Selenow a recipient of  the 2006 Baryshnikov Art Center Multi-Disciplinary Artist Fellowship, the 2009/2010 New York Theatre Workshop Directing Fellowship and was one of the sixteen selected participants in the 2013 Walt Disney Imagineering Educational Initiative